A. The civil administration
1. The Government and the Government departments.
2. The Government agencies:
Agencies to which the Government or a minister appoints the majority of the members, to which, by law, the officers or employees are appointed or remunerated in accordance with the Public Service Act (chapter F-3.1.1), or at least half of whose capital stock is derived from the consolidated revenue fund except, however, health services and social services, general and vocational colleges and the University of Québec.
3. The municipal and school bodies:
(a) the urban communities:
The Communauté urbaine de Québec, the Communauté urbaine de Montréal and the Communauté régionale de l’Outaouais, the Commission de transport de la Communauté urbaine de Québec, the Bureau d’assainissement des eaux du Québec métropolitain, the Société de transport de la Communauté urbaine de Montréal, the Commission de transport de la Communauté régionale de l’Outaouais, the Société d’aménagement de l’Outaouais, the Société de transport de la Ville de Laval and the Société de transport de la rive sud de Montréal;
(b) the municipalities:
The city, town, village, country and county corporations, whether incorporated under a general law or a special Act, and the agencies under the jurisdiction of such corporations which participate in the administration of their territory;
(c) the school bodies:
The regional school boards, the school boards and the corporations of school trustees governed by the Education Act (chapter I-14), the Conseil scolaire de l’Île de Montréal.
4. The health services and the social services:
Establishments within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
B. Semipublic agencies
1. Public utility firms:
If they are not already Government agencies, the telephone, telegraph and cable-delivery companies, the air, ship, autobus and rail transport companies, the companies which produce, transport, distribute or sell gas, water or electricity, and business firms holding authorizations from the Commission des transports.
2. Professional corporations:
The professional corporations listed in Schedule I to the Professional Code (chapter C-26) under the designation “Corporation professionnelle”, or established in accordance with that Code.